Sam Smith Plots November Australia / New Zealand Run

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Sam Smith feels the love from the crowd at KIIS FM Jingle Ball at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Dec. 1.

Auckland, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth will host Sam Smith when the English singer / songwriter returns to the land Down Under come November.

The news comes as Smith prepares for a one-off performance at the Sydney Opera House Jan. 16. Touring in support of his 2017 release The Thrill Of It All, Smith’s 2018 calendar already includes Europe in the spring and a North America adventure in summer.

Smith’s 2015 tour of Australia was a sell-out affair, with fans snagging nearly 66,000 tickets for total U.S. gross of $3,333,181.

Presales for New Zealand and Australia begin this week with general onsales launching Jan. 22.  Visit Sam Smith’s